The Two Sides of Pickathon’s Happy Valley
It was a festival filled with dualities: that Charles Bradley is not a lone eagle, that J Mascis can blow out an amp and shred on acoustic within a matter of hours, that the pleasant Pacific Northwest can still get really freakin’ hot.
Oasis: FORM Arcosanti Offers Streams in the Desert
Hundred Waters and Moses Sumney’s fourth-annual gathering reimagines what a music festival can be.
PREMIERE: Boulevards Returns to the Dancefloor with “Wear and Tear”
And a very funky Friday to you.
Iceland Airwaves Adds Ben Frost to 2016 Lineup with a Droll Arctic Smile
The full lineup for this year’s Airwaves has now been revealed.
“It’s Called Freedom So We Can Leave”: Robert Glasper on the Mind-Expanding Legacy of Miles Davis
On “Everything’s Beautiful,” the jazz pianist deconstructs Miles’s old recordings, then reassembles them with help from Stevie Wonder, Erykah Badu, KING, Bilal, and more. Here, he talks about how the legend’s legacy extends far beyond jazz.
Mount Tyrant Are Your Play FLOODfest Winners of 2016
The Denton, Texas, dark pop quintet will be onhand to play in Austin at our SXSW festival alongside Vince Staples, MSTRKRFT, Ra Ra Riot, Poliça, and Peaches.
RSVP: DTS Presents FLOODfest at SXSW
We’re taking over Cedar Street Courtyard in Austin, Texas, March 16–19. Don’t miss it.
WATCH: KING “Carry On” in New Animated Video
The LA R&B trio play FLOODfest Austin next week.
Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks
Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of August 24–28, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.